Davenport Leader (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 19, 1905 Page: 5 of 9
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Wanted 10,000 bushels of Sweetpotatoes!
But please come in and make arrangements
before you haul them in. We sometimes
get too many at a time.
The Davenport Canning Company at Davenport
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I Trezevant & Cochran,
STRONG ONES, AND INCLUDE PRO-
TECTION FROM FIRE, LIGHTNING
? SM1TFI & WATTS, at Farmer's Bank.
J WE ALSO WANT TO LIST YOUR LANDS,
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Are to be found at the
Postoffice Drug Store.
If it is a bottle of any
well-known patent medi-
cine you want, a cure for
tan, sunburn, or the pes-
tiferous chigger, drop in
and get supplied.
J. M. K1NSEY,
In tht Post Office Building.
J. A. Taulbee, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon,
Calls answered <lav or night in
city or country
J G. McCue & (Jo have shipped
in a ipce line ot box heating stoves,
in preparation for the cool nights
which will soon hp here.
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Santa Fe trains were delaved sev-
eral hours l.isi Friday by the north
bound local being wrecked a mile
north of Meeker and six cars going
! in the ditch
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Dr. Baird reports a fine nine
pound bov at the home of D A.
Turner and wife Monday on the
Watts farm. All parties doing
JoTin Rooney changed cars at
Davenport Monday on his return
home to Chandler after attending
io business with the Rooney &
L 'inski cotton gin at Avery.
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| Clyde Govett came up from his
work in the office of the Leeper
I NEW HARDWARE coming
* in all the time. Call and see it.
Steel cotton beams and knee p?ds.
Gossett & Son.
I Lumber Co , of Oklahoma City,
last Saturday and -tay^d until Sun
I day evening visiting friends and
j home folks.
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j Up to Saturday night our two gins
> had baled over 600 bales of cotton,
j This is just a starter of what we may
expect with the Uest cotton market
in the county. Cotton continues to
come in from within a mile oi our
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A. J. Langt r, president of the
Farmers Hank at this place, went to
Meeker Friday to spend a few days
visiting his old Nebraska friend
Judge Edgar N. Sweet and wife.
Mr. Langer returned Monday to
Davenport, accompanied by tie
Judge and his wife who took the
evening Frisco train for Chandler
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Avery and Adamson have sold
out their restaurant and confection
ery business to the Whitton Broth
ers who have consolidated the stock
with the one they just bought of W.
E Myers in the Gossett building,
i Avery and Adamson will continue in
the meat business at the old stand,
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E. I. Porter suffered a severe ac-
cident last Thursday wh'le hauling
water for the new gin. He became
overbalanced and fell backward
from the wagon into a pile of cord
wood, breaking his left arm just
above the wrist and dislocating the
wrist joint. Dr. Taulbee set the
arm and Mr. Porter is getting along
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NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELEC
There will be held in Lincoln
county, Oklahoma territory, at the
several voting places in the several
voting precincts in said county on
Tuesday. November 14th, '9°S a
special election for the establish
mtnt of a county high school at
(.handler, Lincoln county, O. T.,
for the establishment of which high
I school the board of trustees may
issue warrants for the amount of
the costs of the necessary buildings
and furnishings of said buildings,
including heating, plumbing, appa-
ratus and necessary sewerage pay
able in equal installments of not less
than five nor more than twenty
years drawing interest at the rate oc
6 per cent per annum, interest pay-
able semi annually on the first days
of January and |uly of each year;
'he warrant^ issued for the payment
of school buildings and furnishings
heating, plumbing and necessary
-ewerage shall be divided into pay-
ments so that no tax levy for the
payment of any annual installments
and interest shall exceed three mills
on the dollar valuation of said coun
ty for any one year. The total cost
of said buildings, heating plumbing
and sewerage to be paid for as
above shall not exceed 1 Y? per cent
um of the assessed valuation of said
Lincoln county for the year 1905
and in no cas« shall the taxes for
teachers wages and contingent ex-
penses exceed in one year three
nulls on the dollar 011 the taxable
property of the county.
The form of question to be sub-
mitted to the voter shall be:
Shall a County High School
be established at Chandler,
Lincoln County, Oklahoma
And the voter shall
preference on said
stamping in the square immediately
to the left and preceding the word
"yes" or "no."
At such special election qualified
electors of said Lincoln county may
vote for or against the establish-
ment of such county high school.
Said special election shall be held
as are elections for county officers
and the votes on said question shall
be by ballot and be canvassed and
returned in the same manner as the
election of county officers.
Witness our hands at Chandler,
Lincoln County, Oklahoma Terri-
tory, October 2, 1905.
Chaiiman Board of County Com-
J E Rea,
S. D. Dennis,
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Davenport Leader (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 19, 1905, newspaper, October 19, 1905; Davenport, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106334/m1/5/: accessed September 26, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.